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Tomato Benefits for Skin Beauty

Updated on November 13, 2012

Tomato is one type of vegetables that are always available in the kitchen. Besides useful for acid flavor enhancer in cooking, tomatoes are also useful as a natural cosmetic for the skin.

Problem of large pores in the skin, acne and dull skin problem can be overcome with tomatoes. To preserve and maintain healthy skin, it is recommended to eat lots of tomatoes in the intact condition.

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tomato benefits

Tomatoes contain lycopene which is an antioxidant that can work as a sunscreen from the inside.

Antioxidants in tomato fruit can also be useful as an anti-aging in charge of helping to fight cell damage and make the skin color more pinkish.

Therefore, it is advisable to consume foods such as tomatoes contain lycopene, a minimum of 16 milligrams per day. It may reduce the amount of free radicals in the body and also helps to retain moisture, especially for those who frequently move in along time in air-conditioned room.

You do not need to spend lots of money and expensive beauty salon. If you follow the simple steps below, your skin will remain healthy and youthful.

Shrink large pores

Large pores could be an access of dirt thus causing infection of the pores.Take one tablespoon of fresh tomato juice. Add 2-4 drops of fresh lime juice. Use a cotton ball to apply this mixture on your face. Massage in circular motion. Leave on for about 15 minutes and then rinse with cold water. Regular application will shrink the pores faster.

Cure acne

Acidity of tomatoes help reduce the dirt and clean your acne. Vitamin A and vitamin C are commonly found in many acne medications including vegetables and tomatoes which are rich in vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin K. 

If you have mild acne, cut tomatoes in half and spread to the face. For severe acne, fresh tomatoes can be used as a masker. Make tomato puree or paste then rub on face. Leave for one hour. Rinse and apply moisturizer. Do this on a regular basis or as much as you can. Acne is guaranteed to be dry and re-smooth skin.

Overcoming the oil in the skin

If you have oily skin, tomatoes is the solution for your suffering. Grated fresh tomatoes and strain and add a little cucumber juice. Apply the juice with the ball kapaske entire face.

Tomatoes can remove blackheads

A tomato and avocado mask could be a combination of good skin care products.Tomato works as a repellent substances and reduce blackheads while the avocado oil has antiseptic and moisturizing effect.

Mash tomatoes and add an avocado collisions as a combination cleanser and skin moisturizer. Two of these natural combinations can smooth and cleanse the skin, suitable for oily and dry skin.Apply this pack, let stand for 20-30 minutes and wash with warm water.

Overcoming skin inflammation

The sun can burn skin. Often creates the effect of redness, itching and even result from exposure to sunlight. Grate half a tomato and mix with two table spoons of plain yogurt.

Apply this mixture on the face, neck, hands and feet. Rinse after 20 minutes. Tomato cool the skin and neutralize the skin surface, while the yogurt gives the skin a much-needed protein. more soft and supple.

Creating a more radiant skin

Mix honey with tomato juice until it becomes a thick paste. Apply this mixture on the face and the desired skin, wash after 15 minutes to get the skin smooth and glowing.


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      sangeetha 2 years ago

      Tomatoes contain citric acid applying daily on face does gives any side effects ?????

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      somanjaved 3 years ago


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      neth 4 years ago

      i am using tomato for almost 2 months. i have observed that the pimple scars were getting less visible the pores are slightly closing but more pimples are i have to continue using it?

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      Laura Brown 4 years ago from Barrie, Ontario, Canada

      Tomatoes cleared up my dry skin and eczema.

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      sangeeta verma 5 years ago from Ludhiana India

      Very useful article and cover the topic in a very good manner.Tomato is good for health as well.

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      tips for skin 6 years ago

      Nice article, thanks

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      transinata 6 years ago

      that would help you and your beauty....

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      Pollyannalana 6 years ago from US

      This sounds great and I love tomatoes!